Ramadan: Lalong implores Muslim Ummah to pray for unity
The Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has called on the entire Muslim Ummah in the State and Nigeria to use the period of the 2017 Ramadan Fast to pray for the unity, peace and progress of the Country.
Governor Lalong stated this in his Ramadan Message to the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the commencement of the Ramadan Fast. He enjoined Muslim faithful to use the period to reflect on how to live a life of piety, so that the blessings derivable from answered prayers in the Holy Month, will continue to bear fruit in the unity and peace been enjoyed in the country.
The Governor stressed that the virtues of sacrificial love for humanity, giving of arms to the needy and prayers would reflect the gratitude of the Moslem faithful to Allah (SWT).
Governor Lalong also prayed that Allah (SWT) will grant every Muslim faithful in the State and Country the grace and strength to be steadfast through this period of their participation in the Ramandan Fast as one of the Pillars of Islam.